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#21 Offline NickAnter - Posted September 8 2019 - 4:31 PM

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Can you please get some zoomed out shots of the lasius? Also, where in CA did you find them and when? I have quite a few lasius queens which were caught in the Eastern Sierras. They are pallitarsis or neoniger. I looked at the teeth, and scapes under a microscope. If you want a positive ID, put it under a microscope, and look at the scapes and teeth. Antwiki says what to look for.

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Species being kept:

 

Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis "plebeius", Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis sp., Solenopsis xyloni, Solenopsis amblychila, Camponotus vicinus, Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Pheidole navigans, Nylanderia vividula, Aphaenogaster occidentalis, Temnothorax rudis, Temnothorax cf. nitens, Pogonomyrmex californicus, and Strumigenys membranifera

 

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#22 Offline AntPhycho - Posted September 8 2019 - 6:54 PM

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This is not an ID post thank you. I'd rather not clog up my market place with identification but here you go.  :boredom:

I caught these up near Mt. Baldy around a month ago. I did ID them under a microscope last week and I saw exactly 3 basal teeth as well as an abundance of erect hairs on the scapes. I compared my findings to AntWiki and it seems they are almost identical. So yes, I am positive these are Lasius niger. If for some reason you would like to continue this conversation you can go ahead and PM me.


Edited by AntPhycho, September 8 2019 - 8:08 PM.

Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

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#23 Offline NickAnter - Posted September 9 2019 - 3:16 PM

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Sorry, and thank you.

Species being kept:

 

Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis "plebeius", Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis sp., Solenopsis xyloni, Solenopsis amblychila, Camponotus vicinus, Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Pheidole navigans, Nylanderia vividula, Aphaenogaster occidentalis, Temnothorax rudis, Temnothorax cf. nitens, Pogonomyrmex californicus, and Strumigenys membranifera

 

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#24 Offline jeffpbalderston - Posted September 12 2019 - 3:07 PM

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Great price and packed very well. Had a great customer service as he was very helpful with USPS issue and resolved. Thanks a ton!!!
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#25 Offline EthanNgo678 - Posted September 16 2019 - 3:30 PM

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Great seller, A+.


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#26 Offline antwall - Posted September 16 2019 - 7:59 PM

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Amazing seller! Quality packaging, fast shipping, and lively ants! 10/10, plan on purchasing again soon!
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Argentine ants are mean.

#27 Offline alishka24 - Posted October 9 2019 - 5:46 PM

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Just got delivered 2 Pogonomyrmex rugosus queens. They came in excellent conditions, very well packed and with freeze pack (for temperature stability). I'm really happy, because it's my first experience with American ants. 😃
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#28 Offline Ftorres - Posted October 10 2019 - 12:02 PM

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Great experience

My ants came in fast, great packing!, good communication.

A+ experience

Will definitely buy again
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#29 Offline thosaka - Posted October 10 2019 - 11:21 PM

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Any queens left as of 10/11/19?



#30 Offline AntPhycho - Posted October 10 2019 - 11:43 PM

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Any queens left as of 10/11/19?

No ants available currently...


Edited by AntPhycho, October 13 2019 - 6:48 PM.

Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#31 Offline AntPhycho - Posted June 4 2020 - 5:40 PM

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Manual Bump - June 4, 2020

 

New Colonies Incoming - Just letting everyone know I will be selling this year, despite having limited queens in founding due to lockdown (some of my best anting spots are closed down), so keep an eye on this page.  :D


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Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#32 Offline AntPhycho - Posted June 6 2020 - 12:52 PM

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Manual Bump - June 6, 2020

 

New Ants Ready for a Home  :D  - Liometopum occidentale (Velvet Tree Ant) & Single Pogonomyrmex californicus (bi-color) queens 


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Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#33 Offline AntPhycho - Posted June 19 2020 - 3:53 PM

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Manual Bump - June 19, 2020

 

New Ants Ready for a Home   :D  - Another colony of Liometopum occidentale (Velvet Tree Ant) 


Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#34 Offline AntPhycho - Posted July 6 2020 - 10:50 PM

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--Discounts  :)


Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#35 Offline AntPhycho - Posted September 18 2020 - 1:53 PM

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Manual Bump - September 18, 2020

 

New Ants Ready for a Home    :D  - Formica subpolita (rare coloration)


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Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 


#36 Offline M_Ants - Posted September 18 2020 - 2:04 PM

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That Formica is so cool. It's going to get bought fast.


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Veromessor pergandei- 3 queens 50ish workers and brood

Veromessor andrei

Myrmecocystus testaceus

Crematogaster sp. 

C. baldies a.k.a bald fraggles a.k.a C. absquatulator

Hypoponera opaciceps

Brachymyrmex patagonicus

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#37 Offline SleepyAsianAnter - Posted September 23 2020 - 1:40 PM

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Purchased a nice colony from AP, I highly recommend him. His packaging and promptness in shipping was superb. 


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#38 Offline hakala847 - Posted October 7 2020 - 8:03 PM

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This is my go to shop, this seller cares about the buyers.
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#39 Offline Swirlysnowflake - Posted October 8 2020 - 4:30 PM

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When are the Solenopsis Xyloni going to be available?  :D


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#40 Offline AntPhycho - Posted July 29 2021 - 2:08 PM

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When are the Solenopsis Xyloni going to be available?  :D

 

Looks like I'm a bit late, apologies I did not see this sooner. Solenopsis xyloni colonies will most likely be available within the coming weeks.  :D


Founding (for myself):                                                                                       My Shop

Solenopsis invicta experiments...                                                                     California

                                                                                                                     Ants & Formicaria

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                       

                                              

                                                  

 

 

 





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